On Wednesday, March 16, the Ohio Senate passed three bills, which distributed almost $890 million in federal pandmic aid. Philanthropy Ohio's government consultants at Byers, Minton and Associates provided the attached breakdown of the bills and how much money will go to Ohio communities.
Economic development can be a challenge, and in rural places there are unique factors that create both barriers and opportunities. Watch this Midwest (Tri-State) Community Foundation Series Webinar to learn about the Rural Economic Development Cohort, a partnership program with the Council of Michigan Foundations and the Community Economic Development Association of Michigan, and how this experience helped participating foundations engage their communities.
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) was signed into law by President Biden on March 11, 2021, providing $1.9 trillion in COVID-19 economic relief funding and addressing myriad aspects of U.S. health and welfare. Philanthropy Ohio's government consultants at Byers, Minton & Associates provided the attached breakdown of the recovery package.